“The Curious Incident…” from the National Theatre, London, set Saturday at Lander Library

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Fremont Count Library in Lander will again present a winter series of HDTV broadcast performances from the National Theater of London, beginning with the stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s very popular novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.” The performance is scheduled this Saturday, Sept. 8 at 1:00 p.m. in the Library conference room.

Optional one cent tax issue is subject of LEADER Corps Sept. 12th meeting

(Lander, Wyo.) – The first meeting of LEADER Corp. for the fall season in Lander will feature a program on the proposed one cent sales tax issue that will be on the November General Election Ballot. The meeting is scheduled for 7:00 a.m. in the backroom of the Oxbow Restaurant on Wednesday, September 12th.
Lander City Community Resource Coordinator Gary Michaud will present the program highlighting facts and figures of the optional sales tax and what some of the Lander city projects would be if the increase is approved.
According to Co-chair David Kellogg, several members of the Fremont County Commission and others will be on hand to relate how the sales tax will impact projects at the county level.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend, said Co-chair Bill Sniffin. 
LEADER Corporation is a Lander-based Economic Development organization that holds monthly meetings to inform the public on events and projects that affect the economies of Lander, Riverton and Fremont County. LEADER also provides assistance for new businesses that will bring development and jobs to the area.

Lander Marine wounded in Afghanistan; Drive to generate get well cards, care packages being organized

(Lander, Wyo.) – Word has been received in the community that a Lander Marine serving in the Middle East has been wounded and has been or will be soon be flown to a U.S. Military hospital in Germany for follow-up treatment. Ben Hockett, the son of David and Kathy Hockett of Lander, apparently was hit in the arm and/or shoulder by ground fire while his Osprey was on a mission in Afghanistan, according to several reports. Hockett is a crew chief on an Osprey, which was picking up an Australian Special Forces unit. As the Osprey was leaving the scene, ground fire hit Hockett, who was manning a midship gun, according to reports.

Outdoor Education Day for Baldwin Creek 4th graders coming up Sept. 28th

(Lander, Wyo.) – Building upon the success of the past two events, local agencies and organizations have joined together to plan and deliver the third annual Outdoor Education Day to connect kids and nature on Friday, Sept. 28th. The event will be held at the Central Wyoming College Sinks Canyon Center south of Lander. Approximately 130 fourth-grade students, teachers, and parent volunteers from the Baldwin Creek Elementary School have been invited to attend.

Lander Community Concerts set for 2012-13 season; 10 concerts on tap, season begins Sept. 26th

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Lander Community Concerts Association is about to embark on its 65th year and for 2012-13 the membership drive is now underway. The concert season this year features a lineup of 10 concerts beginning Wednesday, Sept. 26th with Cirque Zuma Zuma, best described as an African Cirque du Soleil. Season tickets are now on sale priced at $60 for an adult individual, $25 for students and $135 for a family membership.